|EQUIPMENT OPER - MULTI|
|Performs skilled work in the operation of complex construction/maintenance equipment (see eligible equipment listed below). An employee in this class is responsible for performing tasks of more than average difficulty involving the safe operation and routine maintenance of assigned equipment. Tasks at times are performed under hazardous conditions and employees are expected to be particularly alert and careful.
Under general supervision, employees are required to exercise initiative and independent judgment in completing assigned tasks and work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion by observation and through results obtained.
|Operates a variety of equipment (see eligible equipment listed below) that has been identified and agreed upon by the Management/LIUNA Multi-equipment Administrative/Operational Issues Committee.
Transports employees, materials, tools and equipment to and from job sites.
Performs normal maintenance and servicing on equipment being operated to include checking tire air
pressure, motor oil, hydraulic oil, and fuel.
Visually checks equipment and reports maintenance or repair problems at the beginning and the end of
the work day, assuring equipment is properly equipped, serviced and cleaned.
May perform manual and/or laboring tasks; uses hand tools and power tools either separate or in
conjunction with equipment being operated or tasks being performed.
Performs other related duties as required.
|Considerable knowledge of operational and maintenance characteristics of complex motorized
Considerable knowledge of traffic laws, occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
Working knowledge of and skilled in the use and care of hand and power tools and equipment related to assigned area.
Knowledge of the City and its geography.
Skilled in the operation of complex motorized construction/maintenance equipment which may involve
sitting. Some positions may involve standing and walking.
Skilled in the operation of motorized specialty construction/maintenance equipment, which may involve prolonged lifting of up to 20 pounds. Some positions may involve lifting of up to 50 plus pounds.
Skilled in the maintenance and servicing of equipment being operated at assigned areas.
Ability to perform work that requires physical strength and endurance.
Ability to use a two-way radio.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, which may involve speaking
Ability to act in a lead capacity over lower level operators and laboring personnel, which may involve
working under conditions of extreme weather, noxious fumes, insects, excessive noise and at heights or in confined areas.
|Ability to read, write and follow instructions, plus four (4) or more years experience in the operation of D-61 eligible equipment, have completed no less than 160 hours experience on each piece of equipment for which certification is sought, must have successfully completed a safety training course and field skills operation demonstration for each piece of equipment for which certification is being sought, and/or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.
Florida Commercial Drivers License Class A, B, or C may be required prior to employment depending on
equipment assigned to position.
Certain positions in Streets & Drainage Bureau may require aquatic, right-of-way, and restricted Pesticide License within twelve (12) months of employment. Positions in the Wastewater Division require a GOAA Secure Area Access I. D. badge within ninety (90) days of hire.
ELIGIBLE EQUIPMENT LIST:
DEFINITION: Complex, large equipment that normally requires formal and/or extensive training averaging three (3) months. Equipment is normally transported or operated on public roadways sometimes requiring a small crew. The consequence of errors can be major in terms of cost or repairs and damage to both public and private property and equipment. There is a chance of major injury to other employees and citizens.
Knuckle Crane Truck
27 Yard Tractor Trailer
Tanker Trailer Truck
Well Drilling Rig
Front End Loader
Back Hoe - or Back Hoe with front bucket
Big Track Hoe
ADDITIONAL PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS:
In addition to their assigned eligible piece of equipment, employee must obtain certification on up to three (3) pieces of qualifying equipment from the eligible list. Employees assigned to eligible equipment are responsible for maintaining a training log indicating the type of equipment, hours operated, date worked and supervisor's corroborating signature. Certification shall be by authorization of instructors of Mid-Florida Tech, Orange County, Public Schools or a similar certification provider/program approved by the Administration/Operational Issues Committee.
11/6/12-CF-GOAA Secure Area Access I. D. badge required within ninety (90) days of hire, added per Dept. request.